Mother Nature is replete with minerals of such natural beauty that it is always a surprise to lay our eyes on them.
Most of the minerals that we use in our day-to-day lives like copper or granite are quite common to us but there are some that not just are fascinating to look at but also have been given peculiar if not crazy names.
In 1980, in Virginia USA, a mineral was unearthed and based on where it was discovered, the scientists kept its name as Goosecreekite. It has since then been found in India as well as Germany and has been much in demand.
Another mineral discovered in the 1824 was the Cummingtonite. Ofcourse it sounds quite weird but the fact that it was named by Chester Dewey after the town, Cummington, in which it was found, should actually say something about the meaning behind its naming.